Published to accompany the first major survey of Cindy Sherman's work in the United States in nearly 15 years, this volume presents a stunning range of work from the groundbreaking artist's
Showcasing approximately 180 photographs from the
The book highlights major bodies of work including Sherman's seminal "Untitled Film Stills"
An essay by Eva Respini, Associate Curator of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, provides an overview of Sherman's career, weaving together art historical analysis and discussions of the artist's working methods. A contribution by art historian Johanna Burton offers a critical
Cindy Sherman (born 1954) is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential artists in contemporary art. Over the course of her career, she has sustained a provocative investigation into the nature of identity drawn from movies, television, magazines, the Internet, and art history. To create her photographs, she assumes multiple roles of photographer, model, makeup artist, hairdresser, and stylist. With an arsenal of wigs, costumes, makeup, prosthetics, and props, Sherman has altered her physique and surroundings to create myriad tableaux — from screen siren to clown to aging socialite.
Author — Eva Respini.
Hardcover. 264 pages.